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Community Foundation seeks Moore County non-profit grant applicants

Animal shelters, homeless services, and educational opportunities are just some examples of the hundreds of non-profit activities that the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee funds. Their Discretionary Grants application period is open now. (File Photo)

Are you a Moore County non-profit organization attempting to make the lives of your fellow Middle Tennesseans better? If so, you should apply for a Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) grant. The application process opened on October 1 and will close on Friday, October 16 at 11:59 p.m.

CFMT awards grants to a wide variety of charitable purposes like education, the environment, the arts, health, and social services. Applicants must be a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization serving Middle Tennessee.

“We are particularly interested in grant proposals addressing currently unmet community needs and providing long-term solutions,” CFMT stated on their website.

Last year, the group awarded over $2 million dollars in grans to 365 local nonprofits organizations. Regional organizations that have benefited in the past include the Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic in Bedford County, the Coffee County Imagination Library, and Good Samaritan Ministries of Franklin County.

For more information or to access the 2020 grant application, click here. •

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